Murshidabad Jiaganj is a Block placed in Murshidabad district in West Bengal. Located in rural area of West Bengal, it is one among the 26 blocks of Murshidabad district. According to the government records, the block code of Murshidabad Jiaganj is 84. The block has 132 villages and there are total 54029 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Murshidabad Jiaganj's population is 234565. Out of this, 121187 are males whereas the females count 113378 here. This block has 28933 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Among them 14764 are boys and 14169 are girls.
Literacy rate in Murshidabad Jiaganj block is 60%. 142137 out of total 234565 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 63% as 77495 males out of total 121187 are literate however female literacy rate is 57% as 64642 out of total 113378 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Murshidabad Jiaganj block is 39%. Here 92428 out of total 234565 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 36% as 43692 males out of total 121187 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 48736 out of total 113378 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Murshidabad Jiaganj block is 85530 while 149035 are non-working. And out of 85530 employed individual 14497 peoples are completely dependent on cultivation.